The Law Offices of William D. Pickett
Top Criminal Defense Attorney

Practice Areas

Fast • Accurate • Effective  

After handling thousands of criminal cases in Fairfax and serving as a criminal attorney for 30 years, I understand the need to get fast, accurate, and effective legal advice right after you have been charged with a crime. Thats why my team and I work tirelessly to ensure we're available 24/7 to start building your defense right away. There is no criminal offense I haven't handled. Send us an email so we can get to work on defending you against the charges you face.  

Areas of Practice


Reckless Driving

In Virginia, a Reckless Driving Charge is more than just a traffic infraction. Driving at excessive speed and certain other driver actions are considered reckless driving. This is a criminal misdemeanor and can be punished by up to a year in jail. It isn't something to take lightly and we can help you get it taken care of in the right way. 


ASSAULT & BATTERY 

Assault charges in Virginia are generally charged as misdemeanors, but aggravated assault is considered a felony. And can carry with it serious punishment. We have dealt with many assaults over the last 30 years and can offer the best representation in Fairfax for it.  




DUI

In Virginia, DUI's can be charged as either a misdemeanors or a felonies, depending on the circumstances surrounding the offense.  First offense DUI's are misdemeanors punishable by up to a year in jail. While, subsequent offenses may be charged as felony DUIs with more serious repercussions. Over the years we've handled hundreds of DUI's. 


Sex Crimes 

Virginia is known for fiercely prosecuting sex crimes. Virginia sex offenses include rape, sexual battery, and object sexual penetration, and indecent exposure. Violations of these laws are treated so seriously that  an attempted act of sexual aggression could lead to serious criminal charges.




Serious Drug crimes 

Serious drug crimes are generally considered felonies and carry the potential for serious prison sentences of up to life in prison. Drug charges can vary widely based on the drug involved in the charge and the severity of the alleged crime. Simple possession offenses carries lesser penalties than drug distribution and trafficking charges.


OTHER MISDEMEANOR AND FELONY CHARGES 

We deal with a whole host of other criminal misdemeanor and felony charges and are willing to put our expertise to work making sure you get the very best representation for any charges you face.  

 



 
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere
— Martin luther king jr.